The Windows 10 October 2018 Update is a gift that keeps on giving. Not only is this new version rich in features and new additions, Microsoft also seems to have made a number of underlying tweaks. One of which resulted in user data being deleted, which led to the company pausing the rollout. As is the norm with major...

Lifting the veil! Microsoft has finally provided a lot more details on the bunch of new DirectX 12 features that are have been released as part of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. This new version of the operating system is flying off servers right now, having recently launched. And although the software titan...

DirectX 12 launched with Windows 10 in 2015, and is steadily becoming a way for developers to get better performance out of the GPU in the latest titles optimized for this collection of APIs. Microsoft added a bunch of new features to this version of DirectX with the Fall Creators Update, that are designed to make it...

File Manager Gold is free for now, so if you plan on downloading this nicely designed app, then now is the time. It is set to become a paid application in the near future. So fire up the store, hit the download button and then come back to read up what it’s about. This is essentially a file manager for the Modern UI,...

Those of you still running Windows XP with plans to move to a newer OS have something good heading your way. Microsoft has just launched a simple new migration tool. Available free of charge, this application comes with support for pretty much all the relevant versions of Windows — Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 — and should...

File management in the Modern UI has come a long way from the barebones days of Windows 8 release. You can now find a variety of Metro apps on the Windows Store that allow you to manage the files on your computer or device. Some even take this functionality to the cloud. But there are only a few that make the task a...

When it comes to Windows apps, Google is playing hard to catch. The search engine giant clearly has no intention (at least right now) to launch Metro versions of its apps and services. And this means Microsoft has to look into its own backyard. This is exactly what the software titan has done, actually. Bing Maps...

When Microsoft launched Windows 8.1 in the Windows Store, it made it a point in saying that it would not be releasing ISO files for those looking for a clean install of the new operating system. A company employee even confirmed this much in a recent statement. But all is not lost for users that want to download a...

Feeling a little inspired? Have some creative juices flowing? What would you say to a little do-it-yourself project of creating a Windows 8 Live Tile with a custom artistic clock? This nifty little app allows you to do just that. Heftily titled, Clock Tile DIY is a free version of a paid clock app that allows you to...

Perhaps one of the most important third-party software releases on the fledgling Windows RT platform has just landed. Futuremark has now announced its flagship benchmarking tool, 3DMark, is now available for Windows 8 and RT users on the Windows Store. And the application comes with features that let users compare the...